ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Science Question in Post-Colonial Feminism

Meera Nanda Arguing against the tendency of some post-colonial feminists to decry Descartes and through him, the entire legacy of the Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution as western and 'patriarchal', this article suggests that scientific rationality can serve to generate a critical stance toward the cultural discourses that constitute the self-identities of women living under traditional patriarchal arrangements in post-colonial societies.

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